Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration

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Course Description

Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course will also explore highly available common Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS) using Clustered Trivial DataBase (CTDB), unified file and object storage, and geo replication. Finally, students will learn about the Hadoop plugin for Red Hat Storage, snapshots, and geo replication. This course can help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage Exam. Note: Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration is part of our emerging technology series of courses. These courses focus on Red Hat's newer, evolving technologies. Emerging technologies courses are feature and functionality focused and are conducted like guided labs, with little lecture.

Course content summary

  • Install and configure Red Hat Storage Server
  • Create and manage different volume types
  • Learn about IP failover for NFS and CIFS using CTDB
  • Explore geo replication
  • Practice unified file and object storage using Swift
  • Learn about snapshots
  • Learn about the Hadoop plugin


  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA, confirmation of the needed skills can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Red Hat Skills Assessment


  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended

Course Content

  • Introduction to Red Hat Storage Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology.
  • Explore the classroom environment Gain familiarity with the classroom environment.
  • Installation Install Red Hat Storage Server.
  • Basic configuration Build a Red Hat Storage server volume.
  • Volume types Understand different volume types.
  • Clients Access data on Red Hat Storage server volumes from different client types.
  • ACLs and quotas Implement quotas and Posix access control lists.
  • Extending volumes Grow storage volumes online.
  • IP failover Configure IP failover using CTDB.
  • Geo replication Configure geo-replication.
  • Unified file and object storage Configure Swift object access.
  • Troubleshooting Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.
  • Managing snapshots Manage snapshots in Red Hat Storage. Hadoop plugin Learn about the
  • Hadoop plugin configuration.

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Course Details

Duration - 2 days
Price - $1750.00 USD

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